Have you cottoned on yet?

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The Soil Association writes that:- Cotton is killing the farmers who grow it Cotton is increasingly controlled by GM companies (up to 95% of all the cotton grown in India) Our clothes don’t have to have hazardous synthetic pesticides Most … Continued

India’s rice revolution

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In a village in India’s poorest state, Bihar, farmers are growing world record amounts of rice – with no GM, and no herbicide. Is this one solution to world food shortages? Guardian article System of rice intensification  

CLEARing cars from the road

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from CAT news Too many cars on the road! CAT has been collaborating with sustainable transport experts Transport for Quality of Life to examine ways to help people reduce car use.  As part of the study, we have conducted research … Continued

View of Earth from space

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View of Earth film This stunning popular new movie shows a timelapse sequence of the view of Earth from a space station. Michael König explains: “Time lapse sequences of photographs taken by the crew of expeditions | 28 & 29 … Continued

Plants that work to clean up pollution

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 Last year was a “pretty good” one for Phytorestore, according to CEO Thierry Jacquet. This small company is the French market leader in a promising, but still marginal sector, phytoremediation, or more simply, using plants to mitigate pollution. “The plants … Continued